Juncus balticus

Juncus balticus

Baltic rush

Previous scientific name(s): Juncus arcticus ssp. ater, Juncus arcticus ssp. balticus, Juncus arcticus var. balticus , Juncus arcticus ssp. littora

Cool season, strongly rhizomatous, native sodforming grasslike riparian species occurring from desert to subalpine zones, often on saline or alkaline sites. Widely distributed and often occurring as a community dominant. Excellent for rehabilitating riparian communities.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Average
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
49.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
10,900,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No